Man Utd plan £100m double transfer swoop for Jack Grealish and Jude Bellingham as Solskjaer looks to add English

By | 10th March 2020

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly planning a £100million double transfer swoop for Jack Grealish and Jude Bellingham.

The Daily Star claim the Red Devils opened talks with Birmingham over a £30m move for 16-year-old Bellingham yesterday after the midfielder was given a tour of Carrington.

Manchester United are plotting a double swoop for English duo Jack Grealish and Jude Bellingham

The England Under-17s star travelled to United’s training base to meet senior club officials, including executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and transfer guru Matt Judge.

Bellingham – who has also been linked with a move to Borussia Dortmund – spent several hours at the complex and was accompanied by his parents.

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Birmingham have allowed their prized asset to speak to other clubs ahead of a possible summer move.

Bellingham has already become his team’s youngest ever scorer and youngest-ever first-team appearance maker – breaking a 49-year-old record set by Trevor Francis.

He turns 17 in June and he cannot officially put pen to paper on a professional contract until then.

Signing for United would be a life-changing deal for Bellingham, who currently earns £145 a week.

SunSport told you how he can expect to bag around £100,000 a week by signing with a top Premier League club.

United meanwhile are also preparing to pay up to £70m to land Aston Villa skipper Grealish as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues his policy of targeting young English talent.

SunSport revealed that the 24-year-old sees Old Trafford as his No 1 destination this summer should he leave his boyhood club.

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The Midlands outfit would want up to £60m for their talisman, who has also eyed by Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Grealish has leapfrogged Leicester City’s James Maddison as a midfield option this summer, with the midfielder looking for a personal package of around £150,000 per week if he moves.

The Villa captain signed a bumper five-year deal in September 2018 – taking him to around £50,000 per week and now has the chance to triple his current pay packet.

This post written by Joe Brophy originally appeared on Football news - transfers, fixtures, scores, pictures | The Sun. Read the full post here.

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